Current List of Laboratories Which Meet Minimum Standards To Engage in Urine Drug Testing for Federal Agencies, 75485-75486 [2010-30209]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 232 / Friday, December 3, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Current List of Laboratories Which Meet Minimum Standards To Engage in Urine Drug Testing for Federal Agencies Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notifies Federal agencies of the Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) currently certified to meet the standards of the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs (Mandatory Guidelines). The Mandatory Guidelines were first published in the Federal Register on April 11, 1988 (53 FR 11970), and subsequently revised in the Federal Register on June 9, 1994 (59 FR 29908); September 30, 1997 (62 FR 51118); April 13, 2004 (69 FR 19644); November 25, 2008 (73 FR 71858); December 10, 2008 (73 FR 75122); and on April 30, 2010 (75 FR 22809). A notice listing all currently certified Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) is published in the Federal Register during the first week of each month. If any Laboratory/ IITF’s certification is suspended or revoked, the Laboratory/IITF will be omitted from subsequent lists until such time as it is restored to full certification under the Mandatory Guidelines. If any Laboratory/IITF has withdrawn from the HHS National Laboratory Certification Program (NLCP) during the past month, it will be listed at the end and will be omitted from the monthly listing thereafter. This notice is also available on the Internet at http:// www.workplace.samhsa.gov and http:// www.drugfreeworkplace.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Giselle Hersh, Division of Workplace Programs, SAMHSA/CSAP, Room 2– 1042, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 240–276– 2600 (voice), 240–276–2610 (fax). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Mandatory Guidelines were initially developed in accordance with Executive Order 12564 and section 503 of Public Law 100–71. The ‘‘Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs’’, as amended in the revisions listed above, requires {or set} strict standards that Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:09 Dec 02, 2010 Jkt 223001 (IITF) must meet in order to conduct drug and specimen validity tests on urine specimens for Federal agencies. To become certified, an applicant Laboratory/IITF must undergo three rounds of performance testing plus an on-site inspection. To maintain that certification, a Laboratory/IITF must participate in a quarterly performance testing program plus undergo periodic, on-site inspections. Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) in the applicant stage of certification are not to be considered as meeting the minimum requirements described in the HHS Mandatory Guidelines. A Laboratory/ IITF must have its letter of certification from HHS/SAMHSA (formerly: HHS/ NIDA) which attests that it has met minimum standards. In accordance with the Mandatory Guidelines dated November 25, 2008 (73 FR 71858), the following Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) meet the minimum standards to conduct drug and specimen validity tests on urine specimens: Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) None. Laboratories ACL Laboratories, 8901 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis, WI 53227. 414–328– 7840/800–877–7016. (Formerly: Bayshore Clinical Laboratory). ACM Medical Laboratory, Inc., 160 Elmgrove Park, Rochester, NY 14624. 585–429–2264. Advanced Toxicology Network, 3560 Air Center Cove, Suite 101, Memphis, TN 38118. 901–794–5770/888–290– 1150. Aegis Analytical Laboratories, 345 Hill Ave., Nashville, TN 37210. 615–255– 2400. (Formerly: Aegis Sciences Corporation, Aegis Analytical Laboratories, Inc.). Alere Toxicology Services, 1111 Newton St., Gretna, LA 70053. 504–361–8989/ 800–433–3823. (Formerly: Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc., Laboratory Specialists, Inc.). Alere Toxicology Services, 450 Southlake Blvd., Richmond, VA 23236. 804–378–9130. (Formerly: Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc., Scientific Testing Laboratories, Inc.; Kroll Scientific Testing Laboratories, Inc.). Baptist Medical Center-Toxicology Laboratory, 11401 I–30, Little Rock, AR 72209–7056. 501–202–2783. (Formerly: Forensic Toxicology Laboratory Baptist Medical Center). PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75485 Clinical Reference Lab, 8433 Quivira Road, Lenexa, KS 66215–2802. 800– 445–6917. Doctors Laboratory, Inc., 2906 Julia Drive, Valdosta, GA 31602. 229–671– 2281. DrugScan, Inc., P.O. Box 2969, 1119 Mearns Road, Warminster, PA 18974. 215–674–9310. DynaLIFE Dx *, 10150–102 St., Suite 200, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 5E2. 780–451–3702/800–661–9876. (Formerly: Dynacare Kasper Medical Laboratories). ElSohly Laboratories, Inc., 5 Industrial Park Drive, Oxford, MS 38655. 662– 236–2609. Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories*, A Division of the Gamma-Dynacare Laboratory Partnership, 245 Pall Mall Street, London, ONT, Canada N6A 1P4. 519– 679–1630. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 7207 N. Gessner Road, Houston, TX 77040. 713–856–8288/ 800–800–2387. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 69 First Ave., Raritan, NJ 08869. 908–526–2400/800–437–4986. (Formerly: Roche Biomedical Laboratories, Inc.). Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 1904 Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. 919–572–6900/800–833–3984. (Formerly: LabCorp Occupational Testing Services, Inc., CompuChem Laboratories, Inc.; CompuChem Laboratories, Inc., A Subsidiary of Roche Biomedical Laboratory; Roche CompuChem Laboratories, Inc., A Member of the Roche Group). Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 1120 Main Street, Southaven, MS 38671. 866–827–8042/ 800–233–6339. (Formerly: LabCorp Occupational Testing Services, Inc.; MedExpress/National Laboratory Center). LabOne, Inc. d/b/a Quest Diagnostics, 10101 Renner Blvd., Lenexa, KS 66219. 913–888–3927/800–873– 8845.(Formerly: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated; LabOne, Inc.; Center for Laboratory Services, a Division of LabOne, Inc.,). Maxxam Analytics*, 6740 Campobello Road, Mississauga, ON. Canada L5N 2L8. 905–817–5700. (Formerly: Maxxam Analytics Inc., NOVAMANN (Ontario), Inc.). MedTox Laboratories, Inc., 402 W. County Road D, St. Paul, MN 55112. 651–636–7466/800–832–3244. MetroLab-Legacy Laboratory Services, 1225 NE 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 97232. 503–413–5295/800–950–5295. E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 75486 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 232 / Friday, December 3, 2010 / Notices Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417. 612–725– 2088. National Toxicology Laboratories, Inc., 1100 California Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93304. 661–322–4250/800–350–3515. One Source Toxicology Laboratory, Inc., 1213 Genoa-Red Bluff, Pasadena, TX 77504. 888–747–3774. (Formerly: University of Texas Medical Branch, Clinical Chemistry Division; UTMB Pathology-Toxicology Laboratory). Pacific Toxicology Laboratories, 9348 DeSoto Ave., Chatsworth, CA 91311. 800–328–6942, (Formerly: Centinela Hospital Airport Toxicology Laboratory). Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, 110 West Cliff Dr., Spokane, WA 99204. 509–755–8991/ 800–541–7891x7. Phamatech, Inc., 10151 Barnes Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92121. 858–643– 5555. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 1777 Montreal Circle, Tucker, GA 30084. 800–729–6432. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories; SmithKline Bio-Science Laboratories). Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 400 Egypt Road, Norristown, PA 19403. 610–631–4600/877–642–2216. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories; SmithKline BioScience Laboratories). Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 8401 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills, CA 91304. 800–877–2520. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories). S.E.D. Medical Laboratories, 5601 Office Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87109. 505– 727–6300/800–999–5227. South Bend Medical Foundation, Inc., 530 N. Lafayette Blvd., South Bend, IN 46601. 574–234–4176 x1276. Southwest Laboratories, 4625 E. Cotton Center Boulevard, Suite 177, Phoenix, AZ 85040. 602–438–8507/800–279– 0027. St. Anthony Hospital Toxicology Laboratory, 1000 N. Lee St., Oklahoma City, OK 73101. 405–272– 7052. STERLING Reference Laboratories, 2617 East L Street, Tacoma, Washington 98421. 800–442–0438. Toxicology & Drug Monitoring Laboratory, University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics, 301 Business Loop 70 West, Suite 208, Columbia, MO 65203. 573–882–1273. Toxicology Testing Service, Inc., 5426 N.W. 79th Ave., Miami, FL 33166. 305–593–2260. U.S. Army Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Laboratory, 2490 Wilson St., Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755–5235. 301–677–7085. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:09 Dec 02, 2010 Jkt 223001 * The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) voted to end its Laboratory Accreditation Program for Substance Abuse (LAPSA) effective May 12, 1998. Laboratories certified through that program were accredited to conduct forensic urine drug testing as required by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. As of that date, the certification of those accredited Canadian laboratories will continue under DOT authority. The responsibility for conducting quarterly performance testing plus periodic on-site inspections of those LAPSA-accredited laboratories was transferred to the U.S. HHS, with the HHS’ NLCP contractor continuing to have an active role in the performance testing and laboratory inspection processes. Other Canadian laboratories wishing to be considered for the NLCP may apply directly to the NLCP contractor just as U.S. laboratories do. Upon finding a Canadian laboratory to be qualified, HHS will recommend that DOT certify the laboratory (Federal Register, July 16, 1996) as meeting the minimum standards of the Mandatory Guidelines published in the Federal Register on April 30, 2010 (75 FR 22809). After receiving DOT certification, the laboratory will be included in the monthly list of HHScertified laboratories and participate in the NLCP certification maintenance program. Dated: November 18, 2010. Elaine Parry, Director, Office of Management, Technology, and Operations, SAMHSA. [FR Doc. 2010–30209 Filed 12–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2009–0384] Maritime Security Directive 104–6 (Rev. 4); Guidelines for U.S. Vessels Operating in High Risk Waters Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of availability. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard announces the release of Maritime Security (MARSEC) Directive 104–6 (Rev. 4). This Directive only applies to U.S. flagged vessels subject to the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) on international voyages through or in designated high risk waters, and provides additional counter-piracy guidance and mandatory measures for these vessels operating in these areas SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 where acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships are prevalent. MARSEC Directive 104–6 (Rev. 4) also includes an annex that provides specific direction for vessels operating around the Horn of Africa. MARSEC Directives are designated Sensitive Security Information (SSI) and are not subject to public release. DATES: MARSEC Directive 104–6 (Rev. 4) was made available on November 23, 2010. MARSEC Directive 104–6 (Rev. 3) is no longer valid after this date. ADDRESSES: The latest MARSEC Directives are available at your local Captain of the Port (COTP) office. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Current List of Laboratories Which Meet Minimum Standards To 
Engage in Urine Drug Testing for Federal Agencies

AGENCY: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notifies 
Federal agencies of the Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing 
Facilities (IITF) currently certified to meet the standards of the 
Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs 
(Mandatory Guidelines). The Mandatory Guidelines were first published 
in the Federal Register on April 11, 1988 (53 FR 11970), and 
subsequently revised in the Federal Register on June 9, 1994 (59 FR 
29908); September 30, 1997 (62 FR 51118); April 13, 2004 (69 FR 19644); 
November 25, 2008 (73 FR 71858); December 10, 2008 (73 FR 75122); and 
on April 30, 2010 (75 FR 22809).
    A notice listing all currently certified Laboratories and 
Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) is published in the 
Federal Register during the first week of each month. If any 
Laboratory/IITF's certification is suspended or revoked, the 
Laboratory/IITF will be omitted from subsequent lists until such time 
as it is restored to full certification under the Mandatory Guidelines.
    If any Laboratory/IITF has withdrawn from the HHS National 
Laboratory Certification Program (NLCP) during the past month, it will 
be listed at the end and will be omitted from the monthly listing 
thereafter.
    This notice is also available on the Internet at http://www.workplace.samhsa.gov and http://www.drugfreeworkplace.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Giselle Hersh, Division of 
Workplace Programs, SAMHSA/CSAP, Room 2-1042, One Choke Cherry Road, 
Rockville, Maryland 20857; 240-276-2600 (voice), 240-276-2610 (fax).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Mandatory Guidelines were initially 
developed in accordance with Executive Order 12564 and section 503 of 
Public Law 100-71. The ``Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace 
Drug Testing Programs'', as amended in the revisions listed above, 
requires {or set{time}  strict standards that Laboratories and 
Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) must meet in order to 
conduct drug and specimen validity tests on urine specimens for Federal 
agencies.
    To become certified, an applicant Laboratory/IITF must undergo 
three rounds of performance testing plus an on-site inspection. To 
maintain that certification, a Laboratory/IITF must participate in a 
quarterly performance testing program plus undergo periodic, on-site 
inspections.
    Laboratories and Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF) in 
the applicant stage of certification are not to be considered as 
meeting the minimum requirements described in the HHS Mandatory 
Guidelines. A Laboratory/IITF must have its letter of certification 
from HHS/SAMHSA (formerly: HHS/NIDA) which attests that it has met 
minimum standards.
    In accordance with the Mandatory Guidelines dated November 25, 2008 
(73 FR 71858), the following Laboratories and Instrumented Initial 
Testing Facilities (IITF) meet the minimum standards to conduct drug 
and specimen validity tests on urine specimens:

Instrumented Initial Testing Facilities (IITF)

None.

Laboratories

ACL Laboratories, 8901 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis, WI 53227. 414-328-
7840/800-877-7016. (Formerly: Bayshore Clinical Laboratory).
ACM Medical Laboratory, Inc., 160 Elmgrove Park, Rochester, NY 14624. 
585-429-2264.
Advanced Toxicology Network, 3560 Air Center Cove, Suite 101, Memphis, 
TN 38118. 901-794-5770/888-290-1150.
Aegis Analytical Laboratories, 345 Hill Ave., Nashville, TN 37210. 615-
255-2400. (Formerly: Aegis Sciences Corporation, Aegis Analytical 
Laboratories, Inc.).
Alere Toxicology Services, 1111 Newton St., Gretna, LA 70053. 504-361-
8989/800-433-3823. (Formerly: Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc., 
Laboratory Specialists, Inc.).
Alere Toxicology Services, 450 Southlake Blvd., Richmond, VA 23236. 
804-378-9130. (Formerly: Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc., Scientific 
Testing Laboratories, Inc.; Kroll Scientific Testing Laboratories, 
Inc.).
Baptist Medical Center-Toxicology Laboratory, 11401 I-30, Little Rock, 
AR 72209-7056. 501-202-2783. (Formerly: Forensic Toxicology Laboratory 
Baptist Medical Center).
Clinical Reference Lab, 8433 Quivira Road, Lenexa, KS 66215-2802. 800-
445-6917.
Doctors Laboratory, Inc., 2906 Julia Drive, Valdosta, GA 31602. 229-
671-2281.
DrugScan, Inc., P.O. Box 2969, 1119 Mearns Road, Warminster, PA 18974. 
215-674-9310.
DynaLIFE Dx *, 10150-102 St., Suite 200, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 
5E2. 780-451-3702/800-661-9876. (Formerly: Dynacare Kasper Medical 
Laboratories).
ElSohly Laboratories, Inc., 5 Industrial Park Drive, Oxford, MS 38655. 
662-236-2609.
Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories*, A Division of the Gamma-Dynacare 
Laboratory Partnership, 245 Pall Mall Street, London, ONT, Canada N6A 
1P4. 519-679-1630.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 7207 N. Gessner Road, 
Houston, TX 77040. 713-856-8288/800-800-2387.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 69 First Ave., Raritan, NJ 
08869. 908-526-2400/800-437-4986. (Formerly: Roche Biomedical 
Laboratories, Inc.).
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 1904 Alexander Drive, 
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. 919-572-6900/800-833-3984. (Formerly: 
LabCorp Occupational Testing Services, Inc., CompuChem Laboratories, 
Inc.; CompuChem Laboratories, Inc., A Subsidiary of Roche Biomedical 
Laboratory; Roche CompuChem Laboratories, Inc., A Member of the Roche 
Group).
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, 1120 Main Street, 
Southaven, MS 38671. 866-827-8042/800-233-6339. (Formerly: LabCorp 
Occupational Testing Services, Inc.; MedExpress/National Laboratory 
Center).
LabOne, Inc. d/b/a Quest Diagnostics, 10101 Renner Blvd., Lenexa, KS 
66219. 913-888-3927/800-873-8845.(Formerly: Quest Diagnostics 
Incorporated; LabOne, Inc.; Center for Laboratory Services, a Division 
of LabOne, Inc.,).
Maxxam Analytics*, 6740 Campobello Road, Mississauga, ON. Canada L5N 
2L8. 905-817-5700.
    (Formerly: Maxxam Analytics Inc., NOVAMANN (Ontario), Inc.).
MedTox Laboratories, Inc., 402 W. County Road D, St. Paul, MN 55112. 
651-636-7466/800-832-3244.
MetroLab-Legacy Laboratory Services, 1225 NE 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 
97232. 503-413-5295/800-950-5295.

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Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Forensic Toxicology 
Laboratory, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417. 612-725-2088.
National Toxicology Laboratories, Inc., 1100 California Ave., 
Bakersfield, CA 93304. 661-322-4250/800-350-3515.
One Source Toxicology Laboratory, Inc., 1213 Genoa-Red Bluff, Pasadena, 
TX 77504. 888-747-3774. (Formerly: University of Texas Medical Branch, 
Clinical Chemistry Division; UTMB Pathology-Toxicology Laboratory).
Pacific Toxicology Laboratories, 9348 DeSoto Ave., Chatsworth, CA 
91311. 800-328-6942, (Formerly: Centinela Hospital Airport Toxicology 
Laboratory).
Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, 110 West Cliff Dr., Spokane, 
WA 99204. 509-755-8991/800-541-7891x7.
Phamatech, Inc., 10151 Barnes Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92121. 858-
643-5555.
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 1777 Montreal Circle, Tucker, GA 30084. 
800-729-6432. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories; 
SmithKline Bio-Science Laboratories).
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 400 Egypt Road, Norristown, PA 19403. 
610-631-4600/877-642-2216. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical 
Laboratories; SmithKline Bio-Science Laboratories).
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, 8401 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills, CA 
91304. 800-877-2520. (Formerly: SmithKline Beecham Clinical 
Laboratories).
S.E.D. Medical Laboratories, 5601 Office Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87109. 
505-727-6300/800-999-5227.
South Bend Medical Foundation, Inc., 530 N. Lafayette Blvd., South 
Bend, IN 46601. 574-234-4176 x1276.
Southwest Laboratories, 4625 E. Cotton Center Boulevard, Suite 177, 
Phoenix, AZ 85040. 602-438-8507/800-279-0027.
St. Anthony Hospital Toxicology Laboratory, 1000 N. Lee St., Oklahoma 
City, OK 73101. 405-272-7052.
STERLING Reference Laboratories, 2617 East L Street, Tacoma, Washington 
98421. 800-442-0438.
Toxicology & Drug Monitoring Laboratory, University of Missouri 
Hospital & Clinics, 301 Business Loop 70 West, Suite 208, Columbia, MO 
65203. 573-882-1273.
Toxicology Testing Service, Inc., 5426 N.W. 79th Ave., Miami, FL 33166. 
305-593-2260.
U.S. Army Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Laboratory, 2490 Wilson St., 
Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-5235. 301-677-7085.

    * The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) voted to end its Laboratory 
Accreditation Program for Substance Abuse (LAPSA) effective May 12, 
1998. Laboratories certified through that program were accredited to 
conduct forensic urine drug testing as required by U.S. Department of 
Transportation (DOT) regulations. As of that date, the certification of 
those accredited Canadian laboratories will continue under DOT 
authority. The responsibility for conducting quarterly performance 
testing plus periodic on-site inspections of those LAPSA-accredited 
laboratories was transferred to the U.S. HHS, with the HHS' NLCP 
contractor continuing to have an active role in the performance testing 
and laboratory inspection processes. Other Canadian laboratories 
wishing to be considered for the NLCP may apply directly to the NLCP 
contractor just as U.S. laboratories do.
    Upon finding a Canadian laboratory to be qualified, HHS will 
recommend that DOT certify the laboratory (Federal Register, July 16, 
1996) as meeting the minimum standards of the Mandatory Guidelines 
published in the Federal Register on April 30, 2010 (75 FR 22809). 
After receiving DOT certification, the laboratory will be included in 
the monthly list of HHS-certified laboratories and participate in the 
NLCP certification maintenance program.

    Dated: November 18, 2010.
Elaine Parry,
Director, Office of Management, Technology, and Operations, SAMHSA.
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